The Power of Information Literacy

30 de marzo de 2012   | Vistas: 3 |  

Suzanne Shurtz shares her experience as a librarian at the Medical Sciences Library at Texas A&M University. She explains useful techniques for finding relevant information on the Internet, based on the four Rs methodology, advising that all data should be reliable, recent, relevant, and readable. Shurtz speaks about the task of teaching these research mechanisms to students; nonetheless, she mentions that everyone can be able to find trustworthy material without the direct help of a specialist. As the trends in finding information change, she also explains what the role of the librarian is nowadays. Finally, Shurtz expresses her opinion regarding the use of new electronic devices for reading and the way that librarians can aid in this learning process, as well.


Nuestra misión es la enseñanza y difusión de los principios éticos, jurídicos y económicos de una sociedad de personas libres y responsables.

Universidad Francisco Marroquín